Category Archives: Business Gifts

Why oranges make a great New Years gift for your host or hostess

florida oranges new yearIn Chinese culture, a gift of oranges and tangerines are seen as wishing your host an abundance of prosperity and happiness. The bright color of oranges is seen as a symbol of gold, which means it brings good luck and wealth. During Chinese New Year, Mandarin oranges and tangerines are considered traditional symbols of abundance and good fortune. During the two-week celebration, they are frequently displayed as decoration and presented as gifts to friends, relatives, and business associates. You can arrange to give them the perfect gift of good fortune by ordering at

In American culture, orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It is associated with joy, sunshine, and the tropics. Orange represents enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, creativity, success and encouragement. Florida oranges being shipped as gift fruit has a 100 year history. You can continue the tradition by ordering fresh, hand-picked Florida oranges at

Regardless of culture, gifting Florida oranges is a great way to help your host or hostess get their New Years Resolutions of eating healthy to a great start. View our blog post on the nutritional benefits of Florida oranges. High doses of Vitamin C help with immunity (which is helpful during flu season) and help prevent cancer.

And if you needed another reason to gift Florida oranges… January is honeybell (tangelo) season! This fruit is sweet and easy to peel. If you’ve never known the pleasure, make sure to put Honeybells on your must-have list. Their season is short and their availability is limited, so order today to secure your delivery of this delicious fruit.

Difference Between Blood Oranges & Cara Cara Oranges?

cara cara navel oranges floridaWe just recently had a customer post an interesting question on our Facebook page: what is the difference between a Blood orange and Cara Cara orange?
Here’s the similarities between Blood oranges and Cara Cara oranges:

  • Both are navels
  • Great source of nutrient and vitamins
  • Both contain high levels of Vitamin A and Vitamin C
  • Both contain disease-fighting antioxidants
  • Both contain fiber
  • Both have a sweet, distinctive flavor

So what are the differences between Blood oranges and Cara Cara oranges?

Cara Cara oranges:

  • Have a pinkish-red flesh inside the orange
  • Are pretty much seedless
  • Have flavors of cranberry and cherry in the orange flesh
  • Slightly tart
  • Sweeter version of a grapefruit
  • Origin: Venezuela

Blood oranges:

  • Have a maroon/crimson colored flesh inside the orange
  • Gets their dark flesh color from anthocynanins, pigments that are found in flowers but not often in citrus fruits
  • Tart
  • Have flavors of raspberry in the orange flesh
  • Origin: Italy and Spain

Here at Orange Ring, we offer a wide selection of Cara Cara Navel oranges within our gift baskets, gift boxes or in trays. Shop our selection of Cara Cara Navel oranges today!

Corporate Gifts: Picking the Right Fruit Gift For Your Boss/Employees

corporate fruit giftWe are in the gift giving season with Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah arriving quickly. As a good boss or good employee, you want to make sure you are giving an appropriate gift to your co-worker. Here are Orange Ring, we have a great selection of corporate gifts that are healthy, easy to order and is something they can actually use at work. Who wouldn’t enjoy snacking on fresh Indian River citrus during the work day?

Consider these corporate gifts for your employees, co-worker or boss:

  • Seasons Greetings Gift Basket. Combining all the things office workers love: a festive red holiday gift basket filled with Navel Oranges, Indian River Red Grapefruit, with a variety of nuts, cookies and coffee.
  • Holiday Deluxe Fruit Basket. Our Holiday gift baket is loaded with juicy Navels and Indian River Red Grapfruit. We’ve dressed it up for the holidays and addin and extra touch of Christmas with milk chocolate cranberries, gingerbread cookies, holiday blend coffee and peppermint divinity. This makes a memorable gift!
  • Traditional Grove Gift Basket. Our Traditional Grove Basket is intentionally reminiscent of the times when wooden crates were the novelty. This nostalgic basket is overflowing with 20 pounds of Navel Oranges and Indian River Red grapefruit, picked when their flavor is at its peak. Great to show your co-worker you appreciate them!
  • Key Lime Dessert Lover. The Key Lime Pie is Florida’s state pie. Give your co-worker a vacation to the Florida keys! Travel there year round through the cool, crisp flavors this basket of gourmet goodies. This gift basket includes the following items: Key Lime Juice 16-ounce, Key Lime Cheese Ball & Dessert Mix, Key Lime Créme Brulée, Key Lime Rum Cake, Key Lime Pie Filling & Key Lime Desserts by Joyce LaFray.

These fruit gifts are available for order 24/7 at You can be sure our Indian River citrusis fresh picked and shipped daily.

Corporate Gifts – A Healthy Alternative

corporate giftsFresh Citrus makes the perfect corporate gift as it appeals to a wide spectrum of people. This healthy and thoughtful gift is the ideal solution for corporate gift giving.  There are so many reasons to give a corporate gift; employee gifts, customer appreciation, holiday business gifts or congratulations for a job well done.

Orange Ring offers a variety of fresh healthy gift packages for you to select from to send the perfect corporate gift. Our fresh from the grove citrus is freshly packed and shipped to your clients to ensure your clients receive the perfect gift every time. Sit back and let us handle the details so you can receive the compliments and gratitude when they receive and taste their citrus gift. Your gift will leave a lasting impression which will put a smile on their face and yours.

When sending a fresh citrus gift as a corporate gift it can be used to share with co-workers, include in a company or office buffet or simply taken home to share with family and friends.  Our trays of citrus will supply the gift recipient with lots of citrus bursting with Florida sunshine and flavor to be enjoyed anytime of the day; especially as an afternoon pick me up in the office.

Gifts By Price

If you need to stay within a certain budget Orange Ring offers an array of products in various price ranges.   Utilize our Shop By Price feature on the Orange Ring website or visit our Corporate Gifts page to view the most popular business gift items that are ordered year after year by many clients.

Gift Appeal

Giving a gift of Florida citrus is the ideal gift for anyone.  With so many individuals working hard to stay fit and healthy, fresh Florida citrus makes the perfect gift.  Orange Ring offers many Florida citrus varieties such as Navel Oranges, Red Grapefruit, Florida Tangerines and the OH so rare and famous Honeybells. If you are not sure which varieties to send then we offer many variety packs so they can experience the delicious taste of each citrus variety.

Orange Ring knows how important your business associates and clients are to you and your business. We guarantee to ship the highest quality citrus direct from the Florida groves. Your gift will arrive in perfect condition to be enjoyed by all.